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Unisource's Paper Segment Sourcing and Marketing Teams Assume New Responsibilities

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Press release from the issuing company

NORCROSS, GA (September 11, 2007) - Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading distributors of paper, packaging and facility supplies in North America, has announced a realignment of its Paper business sourcing and marketing groups.
"I am pleased to announce these new assignments in our Paper group which will focus our teams on supporting our field sales efforts, as they work together to implement strategies to increase profitable market and customer share in our paper business," said Ken Winterhalter, President, Unisource - Paper.  "Our Paper organization's sourcing and marketing teams will also continue to work strategically with our key suppliers to provide competitive core brands for customers."
The following new assignments are effective immediately.
Reporting to Jeff Hederick, Vice President, Sourcing - Paper, will be the following individuals, with their areas of responsibility:
Garth Geist, Category Director - Uncoated Papers and Field Merchandising
Business Imaging Papers
Tax-Supported Business
All field merchandisers
John Joosten, Category Manager - Uncoated Printing & Specialty Papers
- Uncoated Offset Papers
- Uncoated Opaque Papers
- Text, Cover & Writing Papers
- Envelopes
- Specialty Papers (Carbonless, Pressure-Sensitive, Synthetic)
Gerald Zhai, Category Manager - Coated Papers
- uBRAND Coated brand
- Stellar Coated brand
- General sourcing of product from the Pacific Rim
Dean Powell, Category Manager - Coated Papers
- Porcelain Ultra brand
- Topkote brand
- All Domestic Coated suppliers and programs
Robert Hutchins, Category Manager - Coated Board and Coated Web Papers
- All Coated Board papers
- All Coated Web papers
Reporting to Ed Farley, Vice President, Marketing - Paper, will be the following individuals, with their areas of responsibility:
Glenn Shiroff, Vice President - PaperPlus
- Unisource's PaperPlus retail stores
Mike Nash, Vice President - Paper Solution
Will also continue in his role as Area Vice President, Sales - Northeast
Tom Drechsler, Area Marketing Director, Northeast
Allen Tate, Area Marketing Director, Southeast
Chris Olson, Area Marketing Director, Mid-America & North Central
Vince Clubb, Area Marketing Director, Northwest & Southwest
Rick Jarvis, Pricing Manager
For more information on Unisource Paper products, please visit www.unisourcelink.com , or contact Unisource at 1-800-unisource.




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